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Federalist Papers No. 43, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, January 23, 1788 Miscellaneous Powers Conferred by the Constitution Considered THE fourth class comprises the following miscellaneous powers: A power "to promote the...

Fisher Ames: Dangers of American Liberty—Part I

American Debate Federalist Fisher Ames sends a draft treatise to a friend for review, in which he addresses the dangers he sees to the liberty...

Federalist Papers No. 39, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, January 16, 1788 Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles THE last paper having concluded the observations which were meant to...

Federalist Papers No. 38, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER, MAJOR WORKS Saturday, January 12, 1788 Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention in Devising a Proper Form of Government and the Incoherence of the...

The Prospect for Freedom: Can the U.S. Sustain Its Experiment in Self-Government?

LIBERTY LETTERS OS GUINNESS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract In establishing a free republic, the Founders had to tackle three major tasks. The first task was winning freedom—the objective...

Protecting Property – The Very Purpose of Our Republic

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Publishers Note: An earlier version of this essay was published on July 17, 2001 at NewsMax.com & elsewhere on the...

Technology, Sovereignty, and The Third Wave

BY STEVE FARRELL Introduction, Democrats In Drag, Part 1 On November 11, 1994, in a post-election victory speech, Republican House member Newt Gingrich revealed to Congress...

Democracy In America: Introduction – Alexis de Tocqueville

AMERICANIST HISTORY & POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, AUTHOR'S INTRODUCTION AMONG the novel objects that attracted my attention during my stay...

Sam Adams: On Republics, Natural Aristocracy, & the Effects of a Proper Education on...

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, SPEECHES, LETTERS, PAMPHLETS, LETTERS, & QUOTES Samuel Adams to John Adams Boston, November 20, 1790 LATELY received your letter of the 18th of October....

Sam Adams: On Republics, Natural Aristocracy, & the Effects of a Proper Education on...

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, SPEECHES, LETTERS, PAMPHLETS, LETTERS, & QUOTES Samuel Adams to John Adams Boston, November 20, 1790 LATELY received your letter of the 18th of October....

Plato: On the Relationship of Democracy and Despotism

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Plato On that thing which the American Founding Fathers knew and thus avoided and chose instead a republic, and on...

A Republic’s Great Error: Continuing Any Feature That Increases the Love of Power

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" was the campaign slogan of 9th President William Henry Harrison, born FEBRUARY 9, 1773. Harrison was an...

A Republic's Great Error: Continuing Any Feature That Increases the Love of Power

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" was the campaign slogan of 9th President William Henry Harrison, born FEBRUARY 9, 1773. Harrison was an...

A Nation Raised up of God, A Debt of Honor, A Plea for Union

Liberty Letters, George Washington, 1783 CIRCULAR LETTER ADDRESSED TO THE GOVERNORS OF ALL THE STATES ON DISBANDING THE ARMY Headquarters, Newburgh, 8 June, 1783. Sir, The great object,...

Causes Which Maintain The Republic In The US

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 15, Unlimited Power Of The Majority In The United States, And Its Consequences A DEMOCRATIC republic...

Government Of The Democracy In The United States

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 13, Government of the Democracy in the United States I AM well aware of the difficulties...

The Anti-Federalist Papers No. 68: William Grayson

On the Mode of Electing the President William Grayson, June 18, 1788 From a speech by William Grayson given to the Virginia ratifying convention on June...

John Adams: A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States of America, Letter...

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 Aristocratical Republics: SWISS CANTON OF BERNE My dear Sir, IT is scarcely possible to believe that Mr. Turgot, by collecting all authority...

James Madison: On a Just Partition of Power

Liberty Letters, James Madison It is of great importance in a republic not only to guard the society against the oppression of its rulers, but...

Democratic Thinker: Samuel and John Adams on Govt., Letter 4

Education inures men to thinking and reflection, to reasoning and demonstration. It discovers to them the moral and religious duties they owe to God, to country